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British Airways staff donate thousands for malaria-stricken crew member colleague trapped in South Africa after ... - Mirror.co.uk

Malaria News Feeds - June 21, 2017 - 20:56

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British Airways staff donate thousands for malaria-stricken crew member colleague trapped in South Africa after ...
Mirror.co.uk
A British Airways crew member taken seriously ill with malaria has had to be bailed out by loyal colleagues after she made a desperate online plea for help. Laura Shaw was struck down with malaria in Cape Town, South Africa, but is believed to have ...

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Biologist Probes How Stubborn Malaria Bug Adapts to Evade Drug Treatments - UVA Today (press release) (registration)

Malaria News Feeds - June 21, 2017 - 20:52

UVA Today (press release) (registration)

Biologist Probes How Stubborn Malaria Bug Adapts to Evade Drug Treatments
UVA Today (press release) (registration)
About half a million people die each year from malaria, mostly children under the age of 5 who have not developed the ability to fight off the parasite that causes the disease. The danger zone is largely along Earth's equatorial band, affecting about 3 ...

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Malaria and mosquitoes: A tough tag team to beat - PolitiFact

Malaria News Feeds - June 21, 2017 - 14:57

PolitiFact

Malaria and mosquitoes: A tough tag team to beat
PolitiFact
Malaria is one tough disease. It infects about 200 million people and despite enormous efforts and impressive gains, it still kills about 400,000 people each year. Last December, we told the story of a group of young researchers in the middle of ...

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British Airways staff raise thousands for cabin crew colleague stuck in a Cape Town hospital after contracting ... - The Sun

Malaria News Feeds - June 21, 2017 - 14:45

The Sun

British Airways staff raise thousands for cabin crew colleague stuck in a Cape Town hospital after contracting ...
The Sun
BRITISH Airways staff have raised £3,000 for a member of cabin crew after she contracted malaria. Laura Shaw is thought to have caught the bug in Lagos, Nigeria, but it wasn't until she later arrived in Cape Town, South Africa, that she was taken ...

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World Refugee Day Serves As Opportunity For Malaria Control Programs To Step Up Efforts To Protect All People - Kaiser Family Foundation

Malaria News Feeds - June 21, 2017 - 14:40

World Refugee Day Serves As Opportunity For Malaria Control Programs To Step Up Efforts To Protect All People
Kaiser Family Foundation
Bill Brieger, professor in the health systems program of the Department of International Health at Johns Hopkins University, recognizes World Refugee Day, which takes place annually on June 20, and discusses efforts to prevent malaria among refugees, ...

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Video: Can Synbio Cure Malaria? – Fireside Chat with Oxitec's CEO Hadyn Parry - Labiotech.eu (blog)

Malaria News Feeds - June 21, 2017 - 13:47

Labiotech.eu (blog)

Video: Can Synbio Cure Malaria? – Fireside Chat with Oxitec's CEO Hadyn Parry
Labiotech.eu (blog)
Oxitec's GM mosquitoes have the potential to stem epidemics of mosquito-borne diseases such as Zika, Dengue or Malaria, which according to Hadyn are actually causing more problems every year. As Hadyn explained, “we're not using chemicals, we're ...

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Study finds new way to fight malaria using spider, scorpion's venom - Business Daily (press release) (blog)

Malaria News Feeds - June 21, 2017 - 10:02

Business Daily (press release) (blog)

Study finds new way to fight malaria using spider, scorpion's venom
Business Daily (press release) (blog)
Malaria, a top-killer disease in Kenya is transmitted by infected anopheles mosquitoes, which are increasingly becoming pesticide-resistant, posing a threat to the progress made so far in eliminating the scourge. The study, published in the Scientific ...

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Tanzania: Experts Call for Review of Malaria Testing - AllAfrica.com

Malaria News Feeds - June 21, 2017 - 09:52

Tanzania: Experts Call for Review of Malaria Testing
AllAfrica.com
Dar es Salaam — Scientists at the Ifakara Health Institute (IHI) have expressed concern about tools used in diagnosing malaria after a recent study found a substantial amount of malaria parasites in children who did not show symptoms of the disease.

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High burden of malaria and anemia among tribal pregnant women in a chronic conflict corridor in India - ReliefWeb

Malaria News Feeds - June 21, 2017 - 01:06

ReliefWeb

High burden of malaria and anemia among tribal pregnant women in a chronic conflict corridor in India
ReliefWeb
With more than 200 million cases a year, malaria is an important global health concern, especially among pregnant women. The forested tribal areas of Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Chhattisgarh in India are affected by malaria and by an on-going chronic ...

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Nigeria to witness more malaria cases as mosquitoes develop resistance - Vanguard

Malaria News Feeds - June 20, 2017 - 23:21

Vanguard

Nigeria to witness more malaria cases as mosquitoes develop resistance
Vanguard
LAGOS—THE Nigeria Institute of Medical Research, NIMR, has raised alarm over the increasing incidence of mosquito resistance to Long Lasting Insecticide Nets, LLINs, in 18 states of the federation, even as over 50 million Nigerians still test positive ...

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University of Washington initiative awarded $9.3M to fight deadly ... - GeekWire

Malaria News Feeds - June 20, 2017 - 15:53

GeekWire

University of Washington initiative awarded $9.3M to fight deadly ...
GeekWire
Viruses are constantly changing. That's the reason last year's flu shot isn't as effective against this year's flu — the virus has evolved to resist it.
UW-led scientists 'closing the gap' on malaria in India | UW TodayUW Today

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Rally marks Natl. Malaria Prevention Month in city - Star of Mysore

Malaria News Feeds - June 20, 2017 - 13:18

Rally marks Natl. Malaria Prevention Month in city
Star of Mysore
Mysuru: As part of National Malaria Prevention Month with the theme 'End Malaria for Good,' the District Vector-borne Diseases Control Officer had organised an awareness rally in Bannimantap here this morning. The rally was flagged off by Corporator R.

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UW-led scientists 'closing the gap' on malaria in India - UW Today

Malaria News Feeds - June 20, 2017 - 13:09

UW Today

UW-led scientists 'closing the gap' on malaria in India
UW Today
The National Institutes of Health has renewed a major grant that funds a University of Washington-led research center to understand malaria in India. The initiative — Malaria Evolution in South Asia, which was first funded in 2010 — is one of 10 ...

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Malaria scourge can be beaten in a generation - Fort Wayne Journal Gazette

Malaria News Feeds - June 20, 2017 - 05:10

Malaria scourge can be beaten in a generation
Fort Wayne Journal Gazette
For example, in Indiana, not many of us have to live in fear of dying from a single mosquito bite. A mosquito is a simple annoyance to us, easily crushed with our hands. Yet, millions of people all over the world live in fear of this tiny insect ...

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Mosquito-killing fungi engineered with spider, scorpion toxins to fight malaria - Guardian (blog)

Malaria News Feeds - June 20, 2017 - 03:00

Guardian (blog)

Mosquito-killing fungi engineered with spider, scorpion toxins to fight malaria
Guardian (blog)
A mosquito-killing fungus genetically engineered to produce spider and scorpion toxins could serve as a highly effective biological control mechanism to fight malaria-carrying mosquitoes, scientists report. The fungus is specific to mosquitoes and does ...

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488 cases of malaria in 17 days in city - Daily News & Analysis

Malaria News Feeds - June 20, 2017 - 02:20

488 cases of malaria in 17 days in city
Daily News & Analysis
Explaining the rise in malaria, Dr Bhavin Solanki, in-charge medical officer of health at AMC, said, “A week back, some parts of the city has received some rain. After that, the weather has become humid, which is very conducive for mosquitoes. We are ...

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Monsoon brings woes, 343 malaria, 47 dengue cases in Krishna district in Andhra Pradesh - The New Indian Express

Malaria News Feeds - June 19, 2017 - 23:54

The New Indian Express

Monsoon brings woes, 343 malaria, 47 dengue cases in Krishna district in Andhra Pradesh
The New Indian Express
VIJAYAWADA : The pesky mosquitos are back with the monsoon rains, spreading mosquito-borne diseases in Krishna district. Till date, 343 malaria cases have been registered in the district. As man as 47 dengue cases were also registered in the district.

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488 malaria cases in 17 days of June - Times of India

Malaria News Feeds - June 19, 2017 - 22:30

488 malaria cases in 17 days of June
Times of India
Ahmedabad: At a time when the civic body and the state government have intensified their efforts to destroy mosquito breeding sites and curb spread of vector-borne infections, malaria cases appear to be on the rise. According to data of the civic body ...

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When to start taking doxycycline for malaria prevention - Kaumudi Online

Malaria News Feeds - June 19, 2017 - 21:52

When to start taking doxycycline for malaria prevention
Kaumudi Online
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